Sydney’s favourite Japanese pop – culture convention, SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show , is launching its biggest comeback yet for a two – day convention on August 9 and 10, 2014.
Following last year’s success with almost 8,000 attendees at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, SMASH! is anticipating another huge year with the convention moving to the picturesque venue located in the geographical he art of Sydney, Rosehill Gar dens Racecourse.
With an increasing interest in Japanese pop – culture across Australia, SMASH! hopes to impress fans wi th its spectacular two – day convention , bringing back fan – favourite events such as guest panels, anime screenings, gaming, cosplay, and Gundam building.
Preparations for the convention have already kicked into full gear, and SMASH! President Ray Elinon is “highly enthusiastic about delivering the convention in August”. “We haven’t had a two – day convention since 2009, and due to fans’ on going demands, attendees will now have the chance to see and experience more events across the two days,” Elinon said. “ It is our goal to be the best we can be for Australian fans of Japanese popular culture, a nd it’s great to celebrate our eighth year b y having this form of expansion at a new venue.”
More information will be published over the next few months as SMASH! 2014 draws closer.
For general information, visit www.smash.org.au.